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Madison, Wis. - Governor Jim Doyle today announced the appointment of Richard J. Leinenkugel as the Secretary of the Department of Commerce. Leinenkugel, currently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, will begin serving on September 29, 2008. “Dick...

What is a software-intensive business? And why does it matter? Columnist and software consultant Robert Merrill has a few ideas, including the following advice: an organization must never forget that it is a software-intensive business and not a software company, and keep advancing its core...

Barrington, Ill. - In an effort to provide clinicians with comprehensive patient data at the point of care, GE Healthcare IT today introduced Centricity Enterprise Monitored Care, an application that integrates clinical and medical device data under one standard platform. Developed in partnership with the...

Guri Sohi, former chairman of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Computer Science Department, believes that computing talent at UW-Madison could attract more technology giants like Microsoft and Google to the Capital City. Sohi, who will work with people in the Barcelona Super Computing Center during a...

Yahoo! and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh will establish a student-staffed technical support center on the Oshkosh campus this fall. The center will employ UW-Oshkosh students and provide technical support to some of Yahoo!'s 17,000 employees. Students will have the opportunity to work part time and...

COMCAST is going to limit the amount that Internet customers can download for any given month and so are other cable companies, laments columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he openly wonders what the era of metered usage will bring. ...

The consensus view on economic development is that the primary driver of economic growth comes from innovation in small businesses. U.S. Senator Russ Feingold would like to ramp up federal funding for small business innovation with his proposed E4 growth initiative, which he unveiled during...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Imaging Biometrics, LLC, a provider of advanced visualization and analytical software solutions, announced that it has recently been awarded a $107,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute. Michael Schmainda, president and CEO of Imaging Biometrics, said funding from...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Prodesse, Inc. announced today the commercial release of its CE Marked ProParaflu+ Assay for European and other customers outside the U.S. It is also now available in the US as a Research Use Only product for non-clinical use. ProParaflu+ rapidly and accurately...